Weekend Caption Contest™ Winners

This weeks Weekend Caption Contest™ sowed fertile ground, generating many top quality entries. The winners each attacked the focus (or lack thereof) of the photo in a unique way. The assignment this week was to caption the following picture:

Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) (background) the ranking democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, takes a picture at the start of the testimony of witnesses on Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito's Senate confirmation hearings as Sen. Ted Kennedy (D-MA) listens on Capitol Hill in Washington January 12, 2006. Alito completed his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday after frustrated Democrats took a final crack at getting more definitive answers from the 55-year-old conservative. REUTERS/Jim Young

Here are the winning entries:

1) (JimK) – “And now I hunt the great drunk beast. Call me Ishmael.

2) (Shaun McDonell) – “Looks like I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing poo…

3) (Moon Monkey) – “Hmmm. Well,threatening didn”t work…maybe if I pretend that I’m Hitler…

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Honorable Mention

4) (xanthrope) – “When the TV cameras weren’t on him, Sen. Kennedy appeared to lose focus.

5) (Rodney Dill) – Photographer (thinking): “C’mon, Eat the booger, eat the booger!

6) (Jamie) – “Finally, the mystery photographer behind the ‘pee memo’ snapshot is revealed.

The Astonishingly Bad Taste Award goes to:

(rick13) – “Nikon introduces the new 9mm single shot.

Until next Friday…

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  1. JimK January 16, 2006
  2. SilverBubble January 16, 2006
  3. Rodney Dill January 16, 2006
  4. Moon Monkey January 16, 2006
  5. JohnAnnArbor January 16, 2006
  6. Dodo David January 16, 2006
  7. Aaron's cc: January 16, 2006